It was estimated that in 2019, the worldwide spending on IT related products and services would cost companies a whopping $4 trillion USD. Trend analysis shows that on average, a company’s IT budget increases by roughly 18% per annum. Which begs the question – in this modern age when most companies that need to be IT enabled are already enabled, where is all this money spent? A small portion of these companies may be those which were earlier not technology-enabled but now are, but the majority of the spending is by companies that are already well equipped with IT products and services. The key player here is technology innovation.
Areas of Growth
If you think about it, there are various moving parts that make up an organization’s IT system. Some of the important ones are:
Now, think about these segments and their importance to the organization. It is evident that these and most other IT services and products will only be relevant if they are current. Up-to-date IT solutions help an organization not only stay ahead of its competitors in the game and make optimum utilization of their resources (people time, equipment, etc.), but also help it remain secure.
Another major aspect of technology is that while it should be able powerful enough to handle the most complex scenarios thrown at it, it should also be extremely user friendly. If you have tech that can be used on a wide-scale, that simply increases its effectiveness and usability.
Tech Consulting and Innovation
The above points are mere hints at what makes up a company’s IT ecosystem. There are several other important cogs in the wheel, some of them unique to a company or an industry that need attention too. It is almost impossible for a business to balance all its aspects alone. Therefore, a dedicated consultant who has ample exposure and hands-on knowledge with the latest technology needed for a business is of utmost importance.
With the help of technology consultants, an enterprise is much better positioned to think of new ways to increase their productivity, remain secure, and be relevant in the market within budget. Do you need your systems to be made more agile? Do you think your legacy applications are indispensable but need to be upgraded to a certain extent to be more useful? Is there better technology in the market that can handle your business’ e-commerce activities? Then technology consulting while helps you innovate your business’ IT system to achieve all these goals and more.